Have you ever taken hours searching for a teaching resource on the internet? There's a lot to sort through to find the most helpful and high quality sites!
There are so many lists of teacher websites out there, but what makes this one unique is that these websites have been recommended by teachers themselves. Thank you to all the teachers who submitted your favorite website!
ELA Teacher Websites
- All About Adolescent Literacy– This site shares different teaching strategies and even videos of classroom lessons related to teaching literacy.
- Common Lit– This is a free reading program with over 2,000 reading passages and teachers can track their students’ progress through the site.
- Read Works– Read Works is full of free reading passages and comprehension activities with different versions for easy differentiation.
- Unite for Literacy– This site is just full of online books. No need to create an account or anything- just click on a book cover and read (or listen to narration!).
- Reading Bear– Reading Bear has free videos teaching phonics and vocabulary.
- Storyline Online– Watch your favorite celebrities read books aloud for free.
- Reading Eggs– Online reading games, activities, and apps for grades K-3rd.
- Text Project– Free student texts and teacher guides for teaching reading.
- Read Theory – Sign up for free and gain access to over 1,000 reading comprehension exercises.
- Reading Rockets – A website with articles on pretty-much everything related to teaching reading.
- Grammar Bytes – Grammar quizzes, presentations, videos, and exercises.
- Vooks – Vooks is full of animated storybook videos and they’re offering a free year subscription to teachers.
Math Teacher Websites
- ByteLearn – A digital math teaching assistant for math teachers and a personalized one-to-one and step-by-step tutor for students. Teachers can create math practice questions, worksheets, quizzes, unit tests, and formative assessments on it with 1 click.
- KutaSoftware – A tool to create customized math worksheets for pre-algebra through calculus.
- Illuminations – Resources for teaching math that are included with a National Council of Teachers of Mathematics membership.
- Prodigy Game– A platform to engage students in 1st-8th grade to learn and practice math.
- Math Seeds– Online math games, activities, and an app for ages 3-9.
- Zearn– No-cost comprehensive math program.
- Splash Learn– Free K-5 math program with games and rewards.
- Math Coach’s Corner– A math teacher’s blog and collection of math teaching resources.
- Mathlight– Math lesson videos for pre-Algebra and Algebra.
Science Teacher Websites
- Generation Genius– Access tons of online science videos and lessons with a paid membership.
- WISE – Web-based inquiry science environment with interactive, digital models.
- The Biology Corner– Biology lesson plans, worksheets, and other resources.
- Mystery Science– Ready-to-go science lessons for K-5 grade.
Social Study Teacher Websites
- CNN Student News – A ten-minute, commercial-free, daily news program designed for middle and high school classes.
- Seterra– Free map quiz games.
- Econlowdown– Free courses and videos all about economics and finance.
Teacher Websites for Multiple Subjects
- Newsela– Thousands of current event articles related to social studies, science, and ELA at different reading levels.
- Dad’s Worksheets – This site has nearly 10,000 printable math worksheets plus several cool interactive calculators, all for free.
- Super Teacher Worksheets– Free and paid worksheets for a variety of elementary subjects.
- Common Core Sheets – Worksheets on various subjects aligned with (you guessed it) common core.
- Enchanted Learning – Free and paid activities and worksheets (check out the word wheels- so fun!).
- ABCya.com – Free educational kids computer games.
- Free Rice – Practice questions in a variety of subjects (and they donate rice to impoverished countries for each answer you get right. How cool is that!?).
- Pinterest – Search for any idea you need for your classroom and get visual answers. (Have you followed Teach 4 the Heart? Click here to check out our boards.)
- Teachers Pay Teachers – Free and for-purchase classroom resources created by teachers for teachers.
- SMART Exchange– Teachers share free classroom resources they’ve created.
- Khan Academy– Sign up for a free account and assign your students online lessons in a wide variety of subjects and grades.
- PBS Learning Media– Online lesson plans and videos with a free account.
- Smart Boarding School– Free educational resources to be used on an interactive whiteboard or computer (they even have a Christianity section for Bible class or Sunday school!).
- Apples 4 the Teacher– Educational resources and worksheets for various subjects and holidays.
- Ed Helper– Free worksheets (and even tools to make your own!) for all grade levels.
- Teacher Brain – A range of printable activities, board games, workbooks, and posters for K-6 with a paid membership.
- Have Fun Teaching– Ready-to-use resources with a trial or paid account.
- Pete’s Power Point Station – Free PowerPoint presentations and interactive activities for a variety of subjects and grades.
- Mailbox – A collection of free teaching resources and a blog. Get even more with a paid subscription.
- Utah K-12 Student Interactives– Interactive games and resources for grades K-12.
- BrainPop and BrainPop Jr.– BrainPop is for older grades and BrainPop Jr. is for younger grades. These sites are full of educational videos and games.
General Teacher Tool Websites
- Plickers- Plickers are a totally free way to get assessment data during a lesson. You have to see it in action on their site, but it’s super easy to use.
- Go Noodle– Go Noodle is full of movement and mindfulness videos. It’s the perfect brain break!
- Remind.com – Provides a safe way for parents to text message students and stay in touch with parents.
- Teaching Channel– Register for a free account and watch real-life classroom demonstrations of teaching strategies.
- Quizlet– Browse or create online flashcards.
- Kahoot!– Create a trivia quiz or learning game on any subject.
- Quizizz– Browse or create online quizzes.
- Flipgrid– You and your class can share fun, short videos with each other.
- Pixton Edu– You and your students can create comics with a paid account.
- Storyboard That– Create storyboards to bring your lessons to life.
- Christian Educators Association International– CEAI protects and equips Christian educators.
- Cybrary Man– This is a huge database of websites related to teaching.
- Planbook– An easy-to-use online tool to create lesson plans with a paid membership.
- Autism Parenting Magazine– a wide variety of information and resources that will help anyone who works with kids who have autism.
Paid Student Programs
- Learning A-Z– Learning A-Z has reading, writing, vocabulary, science and ELL programs.
- Moby Max– Moby Max has free and paid programs covering all subjects from Kindergarten to 8th grade.
- IXL– IXL has a comprehensive K-12 online curriculum.
- Flocabulary – Educational hip-hop songs and videos (offers different pricing options).
- K5 Learning– Reading and math program for K-5th grade.
- Discovery Education– Digital resources in the areas of math, science, social studies, and STEM.
- Education.com– Digital learning programs for PreK-5th grade.
- Teach 4 the Heart. That’s us and you’re already here. If you like the site, click here to sign up for updates.
- The Cornerstone for Teachers- Angela Watson’s blog, podcast episodes, books, and courses.
- Cult of Pedagogy– Jennifer Gonzalez’s blog, podcast episodes, videos, and store.
- Edutopia– Teaching articles and videos on many topics.
- Minds in Bloom– Teaching blog, freebies, books, and more.
- Bored Teachers– Bored Teachers is best known for their teaching humor and memes, but they also have helpful lists and articles on their site.
- We Are Teachers– A variety of teachers write on a variety of teaching-related topics.
- Forkin 4th– A 4th grade teacher writes about what she does in her 4th grade classroom.
- Mrs. Renz’ Class – Ideas and resources for elementary and middle school teachers.
- Little Minds at Work – A blog focused on Kindergarten and 1st grade.
- The Measured Mom – Free printables, resources, and a blog.
- Teach Hub– Articles on teaching strategies, activity ideas, and more.
- The Creative Classroom– A teaching blog on many topics, including organization and school supplies.
- Teacher2Teacher– A platform for teachers to grow and learn from each other.
- Laura Candler– Teaching resources, freebies, and a teaching blog from Laura Candler.
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